Mayflower 400 Southampton

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New education resources to teach Mayflower story from European and Native American perspective

23 Oct 2020

Mayflower 400 Southampton are pleased to announce their school education resources are now available. With dual-focus; the resources tell the Mayflower story from both the perspective of the European settlers and the indigenous Native Americans. This is the first time Wampanoag people have co-curated education materials for UK students. The resources are free to access … Continue reading

Mayflower 400 music commission – Tunde Jegede appointed as composer

23 Jun 2020

Turner Sims Southampton and its project partner Southampton City Council is delighted to announce that composer and musician Tunde Jegede has been chosen to create the music for a special project as part of Southampton’s Mayflower 400 anniversary. Tunde Jegede is a world-renowned composer, producer, cellist and kora virtuoso whose work has changed the face … Continue reading

Virtual Open Exhibition for City Art Gallery

9 Jun 2020

Southampton City Art Gallery will still host its 2020 biennial Open Exhibition “In Search of a New World”, now in a new digital format. “In Search of a New World” is part of the Mayflower 400 anniversary or programme. Launching on 15 August 2020, this digital exhibition will coincide with the anniversary of the day … Continue reading

The Mayflower 400 Southampton team expands

30 Mar 2020

The Mayflower 400 team are pleased to announce two freelancers have joined the Mayflower 400 ranks as Production Manager and Community Engagement Officer. The two new appointments, both local, complement the existing team and bring additional skills, expertise and capacity to the programme. The Production Manager, Louise Birchill, will oversee coordination and logistics of the … Continue reading

Over £1million invested in Mayflower 400 cultural programme

4 Mar 2020

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has granted £98,900 to fund a series of projects to support the Mayflower 400 anniversary programme in Southampton. This, along with a previous award of £269,000 from Arts Council England, matched funding from Southampton City Council, and investment from Go! Southampton, Paris Smith and the Barker-Mill Foundation, means that the … Continue reading

Arts Council England funding awarded to Mayflower 400 programme

8 Jan 2020

Arts Council England has granted Southampton City Council a £269,000 National Lottery Project Grant to fund a series of artistic projects and commissions to support the Mayflower 400 Anniversary programme in 2020. Southampton’s Mayflower 400 cultural programme will use the anniversary as an opportunity to reconnect communities to our maritime past and to tell stories … Continue reading

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